The governance and evolution of local production networks in a cluster : the case of Taiwan ’ s machine tool industry

@inproceedings{Chen2011TheGA,
  title={The governance and evolution of local production networks in a cluster : the case of Taiwan ’ s machine tool industry},
  author={Liang-Chih Chen},
  year={2011}
}
The competitive advantages of spatially concentrated and networked production systems, in terms of flexibility and adaptivity, have been well documented. This paper contributes to this literature by improving our understanding regarding the underlying mechanisms behind the governance and evolution of such a production system. By using the case of Taiwan’s machine tool (MT) industry, this paper demonstrates how lead firms depend on their relational capabilities or relation-building skills… CONTINUE READING

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